Skip down-to-there mesh shorts in favor of a pair that hits you at the knee. On top, it doesn’t get more classic and cool than black and white.
Dusk Seventy-One Hooded Sweatshirt, $225, available at shopdusk.com; Reigning Champ T-Shirt, $52, available at reigningchamp.com; Nike SB Dry-Fit Mesh Shorts, $40, available at pacsun.com; Nike Zoom KD 9 Sneakers, $150, available at nike.com
Conjure Rocky Balboa in gray sweats and a dead simple cotton tank. The Shinola boxing gloves can be used in the ring or, let’s face it, hung on the walls of your apartment.
Saturdays NYC Oxblood Tank Top, $55, available at saturdaysnyc.com; Puma x Trapstar Track Pants, $99, available at endclothing.com; Adidas NMD Sneakers, $130, available at finishline.com; Shinola Leather Boxing Gloves, $500, available at shinola.com
A winter ride on the road requires serious gear but, within the safety of a studio, city-friendly black basics and a fancy water bottle will do just fine.
Satisfy Singlet, $143, available at matchesfashion.com; Dusk Eighty-Eight Compression Legging, $165, available at shopdusk.com; 2XU Compression Socks, $25, available at mrporter.com; Bkr Romeo Water Bottle, $35, available at mybkr.com
Walking counts as exercise. It also counts as an opportunity to flex in some great-looking outdoor clothes streamlined for today. Think: Non-baggy ripstop pants and pullovers with ’70s flavor.
Tracksmith Downeaster, $138, available at tracksmith.com; Carhartt Madison Pants, $105, available at endclothing.com; J.Crew Camp Socks, $17, available at jcrew.com; Adidas Jake 2.0 Hiking Boots, $125, available at barneys.com
Get a good look at your calves, thighs, and arms (without being the guy in the skank tank) by wearing sweat shorts and short-sleeve T-shirt on training days. Then, add some highly practical accessories.
Reigning Champ x Adidas T-Shirt, $70, available at reigningchamp.com; Todd Snyder x Champion Sweat Shorts, $108, available at toddsnyder.com; Nike Training Metcon Sneakers, $130, available at mrporter.com; Beats by Dre Wireless Earbuds, $130, available at bestbuy.com
Black and gray gear that fits you well is a running uniform that’ll never steer you wrong. Add a neon-bright beanie for safety—and style—on outdoor runs.
Adidas Sport Running Top, $120, available at mrporter.com; Tracksmith Bislett Pants, $148, available at tracksmith.com; Adidas Ultra Boost Sneakers, $175, available at endclothing.com; Paul Smith Neon-Stripe Beanie, $70, available at eastdane.com
Conjure your inner hippie with your oldest, most colorful T-shirt and some fruit-loop accessories. Just maybe stick with black nylon shorts in lieu of those terrible cotton capris.
Elder Statesman Jersey T-Shirt, $135, available at mrporter.com; Dusk Twenty-Two Shorts, $125, available at shopdusk.com; Nalgene Water Bottle, $11, available at bedbathandbeyond.com; Yogitoes Groovy Towel, $64, available at maduka.com